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Bin man dies after crash

A REFUSE worker from east London has been killed in a crash in Chingford.

YMCA chief executive calls it a day

THE CHIEF executive of East London's largest homeless charity has resigned.

Heart and lung experts jailed for hospital fraud

FOUR heart and lung specialists have been jailed for defrauding Basildon Hospital.


Pic by Martin Dalton saved as train FUN: The picturesque Epping to Ongar railway line with Alex Wilde

FOR one weekend in September, families and friends, enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in railways can see and ride on an historic tube train which will once again be operating to and from Ongar.

Maldon praised at Anglia in Bloom

MALDON has won a prize in Anglia in Bloom 2014.

Cancer patients facing delays

CANCER sufferers in Brentwood needing emergency assessments have to wait longer for first-time appointments than anyone else in Essex.

Free weekend as doors open for visitors

THE DOORS of 18 of Havering's most popular buildings will be open to the public for free on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21.

Mental health conference may become a regular event

A MENTAL health summit held in Basildon could become a regular occasion.

Broken lights were reported to council

AN INVESTIGATION has found Essex Council did respond to a complaint about broken lights in an underpass where a woman was allegedly raped.

Islamic ‘community centre’ fears unfounded

THE MAN behind plans for an Islamic centre in Basildon has insisted concerns are unfounded.

'Wrong place for a mosque'

A POLITICIAN is campaigning against a mosque on an industrial estate in Basildon.

Time for a ‘grown-up debate’ on greenbelt future

RIVAL politicians have been urged to set aside their differences and have a 'grown-up debate' about developing Basildon's greenbelt.

Police look into assault

DETECTIVES investigating an assault in Leigh want to hear from anyone with information about an attack that took place in London Road.

Car park to open

A NEW town centre car park will open this month in Southend.

Nostalgia surrounds restored bomber

Nostalgia surrounds restored bomber
FLIGHT Sergeant Allen West, 85, made a nostalgic trip to the restored Vulcan Bomber at Southend Airport.

Campaign offers help from stall

Campaign offers help from stall
A PARTNERSHIP of mental health organisations have been reaching out to the community to offer them help.

Weekend events like ‘a war zone’

FIREARMS officers were called onto Canvey to deal with alleged disturbaces among travellers last weekend.

Details of misconduct by coroner withheld

Details of misconduct by coroner withheld
A PUBLIC body has refused to release details of 'misconduct' committed by the Essex chief coroner.

Seeking land for travellers

Seeking land for travellers
BASILDON landowners have been urged to offer up plots for a new traveller site.

‘Boris Island’ all washed up

PLANS for an airport in the Thames Estuary have been rejected.

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